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Science Teacher (Biology)
Nord Anglia International School Al Khor, Qatar

Job reference: 05905

Location: Nord Anglia International School Al Khor, Qatar

Closing date: 08/04/2019

Department: Teaching

Hours per week: 40

It is an exciting time to be joining NAISAK, as we are finalising the completion of a new purpose-built building with 16 classrooms, 5 of which are labs, swimming pool and sports facilities. We have a new philosophy towards our curricula involving a concept-based approach through the IMYC and we are re-evaluating the way in which we develop literacy skills.    

 

Science Teacher (Biology) 

 

About Nord Anglia Education 

 

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with campuses located across 27 countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Together, our 56 schools educate more than 51,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary / high school. We are driven by one unifying philosophy: we are ambitious for our schools, students, teachers, staff and communities, and we inspire every child who attends a Nord Anglia Education school to achieve more than they ever imagined possible. 

 
Nord Anglia International School Al Khor (NAISAK) 

We have just completed an extensive review of our school’s vision and curricula.  We look to ensure our students are prepared for the ever-changing world of the future. The implemented curriculum is broad and balanced drawing on the best academic practices from across the world. The English National Curriculum combined with the International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC)ensures that our students have creative and challenging learning experiences that will prepare them forUniversity Levels and beyond. The school has been accredited by Qatar National Schools Accreditation (QNSA) and is a member of the British Schools of the Middle East (BSME). 

Our schools 

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of 56 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London. 

 

About the role 

We will look to you to promote high expectations for our students, designing learning activities that are aligned to our school’s curriculum and creating a learning culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved. You will challenge yourself and challenge your students to set ambitious targets for themselves as well as seek out and implement innovative teaching practices to enhance the student experience and outcomes. You will foster an environment of respect and hard work within the classroom, facilitating learning through questioning and discussion. 

 

About you 

Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment, you will bring a degree and a recognised teaching qualification. It would be preferred if you can offer two sciences up to IGCSE and Biology up to A Level. Both experienced teachers and newly qualified teachers (NQTs) are encouraged to apply. Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative practice to raise achievement. 

You will embrace the role of Form Tutor and deliver personalised and dedicated care to your tutees. Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school. You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students. You will also be able to meet visa-related restrictions.  

 

Benefits 

When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of more than 10 000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more. 

We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of their peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking. Our collaborations with The Juilliard School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London. 

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the worlds' most vibrant cities. 

As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits: 

  • A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale 
  • An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration 
  • A culture which is fair and consultative   
  • Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career 

 

Selection process 

The closing date for application is 8 April 2019. Interviews will be conducted by Skype or telephone. Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply early as the school reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date. 

 

To apply 

Online applications should contain a CV, one page letter of application and the details of three professional references. 

 

Start Date: 15 August 2019 

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture. 

All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years. 

 

 

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